MERCED, CA – Merced County Sheriffs and the Merced Area CHP are responding to a road rage incident traveling southbound on the 99 freeway just passing the rest area with shots fired. Vehicles are described as a black Nissan Maxima being pursued by a black Audi. The driver of the Audi SUV then pulled a black handgun and flashed it at the driver of the Nissan.
The driver of the Nissan accelerated and called law enforcement stating that they were now shooting at them. Vehicles were traveling over 100 mph before the suspect vehicle exited at Shanks Road from the southbound 99 freeway. No one is believed to be injured.